John Deere Z997R 72SD

Features & Specs

  • New
  • Commercial
  • Diesel
  • Front-Mount Mowers

Complete with high capacity 72″ Side Discharge Deck. Save 20% in time than a front mower through great manoeuvrability, a powerful engine and reliability.

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  • Price: £19,413 Ex.vat MRRP
  • Price in Euros: £ 19,413.00
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There’s only one simple solution to cutting down your mowing time and coming in under budget.
How? Great manoeuvrability combined with a powerful engine, high capacity deck and reliability.
With numbers like a minimum of 20% less operating time than a front mower, it’s easy to see how fast the savings can add up to.

Power to Perform

Power to Perform

The Z997R diesel Z-Trak mower is equipped with a Direct injection Yanmar diesel engine, which provides more displacement and peak torque than most competitors – this allows operators to maximise acres mowed per hour.

OOutstanding Operator Comfortperator Comfort

Outstanding Operator Comfort

One piece, wide and deep high-back, deep cushioned seat with adjustable armrest and excellent visibility to the operator controls, which are located on the right hand side including the electric PTO switch.

Heavy Duty Design

Heavy Duty Design

Shaft-driven mower deck, hydraulic PTO clutch, single-body dual-unitized pump, strong chassis are the key elements for providing long life and durability.

Seat Suspension

Seat Suspension

The seat suspension provides maximum ride comfort and reduces operator fatigue. Knob allows operator to tailor weight and suspension to match personal preferences. Seat suspension mounts under exisiting deluxe comfort seats.

Unmatched Comfort

Unmatched Comfort

Market unique (exclusive) and padded grip control levers incorporate switches to raise or lower the mower deck and disengage the mower blades in order to provide easier control of the key mowing functions.


Simple Height of Cut Adjustment

Best in class deck adjustment thanks to the Height of Cut selector that is well located on the right hand control panel.


[Optional] Rear Bumper

Bumper kit provides additional rear hood and screen protection.


[Optional] Lights

Front working lights are available for twilight mowing.


  • 3 Cylinder
  • Air Cleaner: Dual-Stamp with restriction indicator
  • Displacement: 1330 cm³
  • Fuel Capacity: 43.6 litres
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Injection Type: Direct
  • Liquid Cooled
  • Max. kW (hp) (ISO) 97/68/EC: 21 (28.6)
  • Rated engine speed (rpm): 2800

Power Train

  • Forward Speed: 0km/h - 18.5km/h
  • Hydraulic Oil Cooler: Radiator Type
  • PTO clutch: Wet multi disc - modulated
  • PTO drive: Shaft
  • PTO engagement: Electro-hydraulic
  • Reverse Speed: 0km/h - 8km/h


  • Braking: Two leaver drive controls
  • Cutting Height Adjustment: Dial gauge - assisted by hydraulic deck lift
  • Cutting Height: 38mm - 127mm
  • Cutting Type: Side Discharge
  • Deck Construction: 7-Iron One-piece stamped steel
  • Deck Lift System: Electro-Hydraulic ... switch in control lever
  • Deck Thickness: 4.5mm (7 gauge)
  • Park Brake: Dry disc - hand lever actuated
  • Seat Type: Deluxe with armrests - suspension option
  • [Optional] Mulch Kit


  • Caster Wheel Size: 15x6-6
  • Cutting Width: 1830mm (72")
  • Drive Tyres: 26x12-12 4 PR
  • Height (Rops up): 85ins (216 cm)
  • Overall Length: 2.43m (96")
  • Transport Width: 218cm (86") w/chute
  • Weight (with fluids): 835Kg

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